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  1. Marian Hossa expected to return on Sunday against Edmonton

    Nov 7, 2010, 1:50 AM EDT

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    Were you worrying about the Blackhawks iffy start to the season? Don’t worry, things are about to get better now with Marian Hossa set to return to the lineup.

  2. Riding the Zamboni – Saturday, November 6th

    Nov 7, 2010, 1:22 AM EDT

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    Hop on the Zamboni kids, it’s time to take a ride around the league to see how things broke down in the NHL tonight. It’s your nightly recap of the action.

  3. Tonight’s injury wrap; Krejci gets crushed by T.J. Oshie

    Nov 6, 2010, 11:58 PM EDT

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    T.J. Oshie, David Krejci

    Tonight’s heavy NHL schedule has seen a host of injuries go down this evening. Here’s a quick check on who went down and out tonight. Boston’s David Krejci took a wicked hit in overtime from Blues forward T.J. Oshie which put him down on the ice and lead to him hitting his head on the…

  4. Joe Thornton’s suspension appeal shot down; crazy talk fills the air to support him

    Nov 6, 2010, 9:42 PM EDT


    Joe Thornton appealed his two-game suspension and was shot down. Thankfully his agent/brother and Sharks broadcaster Jamie Baker were there to fill the air with crazy statements.

  5. Tonight’s starting goalies – Saturday, November 6th (late games)

    Nov 6, 2010, 7:49 PM EDT

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    Whether you’re interested for fantasy hockey reasons or just want to know which goalie your team is playing in a given day, we thought it might be helpful to share our best guesses (based on various previews from newspapers and Web sites plus our own instincts) on who might start each day. 10:00pm Nashville @…

  6. Sharks GM Doug Wilson sounds off about Joe Thornton’s suspension

    Nov 5, 2010, 6:47 PM EDT


    The Sharks aren’t happy at all about the two-game suspension to Joe Thornton and Sharks GM Doug Wilson has a few things to say about it.

  7. Joe Thornton suspended two games for hitting David Perron; Sharks furious over decision

    Nov 5, 2010, 4:31 PM EDT

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    San Jose Sharks v St. Louis Blues

    In further proof that we’re bad at guessing how the Wheel of Justice will spin, Sharks captain Joe Thornton gets suspended for two games for his hit on Blues forward David Perron.

  8. GM meetings next week to address replay challenges and pre-game chirping

    Nov 5, 2010, 3:37 PM EDT

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    Peter Chiarelli, Steve Tambellini

    Yesterday we told you about Panthers GM Dale Tallon’s big ideas to implement an instant replay challenge system in the NHL and it’s getting some talk thanks to some recently iffy situations where replay wasn’t allowed. It’s also coming up because NHL general managers are set to meet up next week to discuss the hot-button…

  9. Tale of two hits: Thornton to have hearing with league, Carcillo apparently won’t be punished

    Nov 5, 2010, 1:56 PM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v St. Louis Blues

    Did the NHL get their notes crossed up concerning the hits made by Sharks forward Joe Thornton and Flyers agitator Dan Carcillo? It seems like they did.

  10. Star goalies hurting: Martin Brodeur out for tonight’s game; Ryan Miller won’t play this weekend

    Nov 5, 2010, 1:02 PM EDT

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    New Jersey Devils v Chicago Blackhawks

    Two hurting superstar goalies won’t see any action tonight, while one of them won’t hit the ice at all this weekend.

  11. Around the rink – Friday, November 5th

    Nov 5, 2010, 11:40 AM EDT

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    Guy Fawkes Day in the NHL. That’s when Stephane Auger throws Alex Burrows out of a game, right? Here’s tonight’s schedule around the league.

  12. Save of the night: Peter Budaj’s diving stick save is one to savor

    Nov 5, 2010, 9:45 AM EDT

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    While the Colorado Avalanche didn’t fare too well getting shutdown by the Vancouver Canucks 3-1, they did have at least one bright spot last night with goaltender Peter Budaj making an incredible diving stick save to stop Mason Raymond from wrapping around for an easy goal. The Avs will need more of that kind of…

  13. Goal of the night: Mike Richards’ slam dunk off Claude Giroux’s sick pass

    Nov 5, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    While the Rangers were busy rolling over dead all night, the Flyers were more than happy to go wild at their expense. Doing their job to do things crazy was the combo of Claude Giroux and Mike Richards to rip one past Henrik Lundqvist. This one is equally impressive for both Giroux’s 180-degree spin to…

  14. Ride on the Zamboni – Thursday, November 4th

    Nov 5, 2010, 1:32 AM EDT

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    Spezza, Martinek

    Looking for your recap of tonight’s NHL action? Hop on the Zamboni and we’ll go for a ride around the league.

  15. Rangers upset about no-call on Dan Carcillo head-hunting Ruslan Fedotenko

    Nov 5, 2010, 12:46 AM EDT


    The New York Rangers are upset about a no-call on an apparent head shot by Dan Carcillo on Ruslan Fedotenko. Do they have a reason to be mad?

  16. Video: Ottawa’s Brian Elliott stuns Isles with back-to-back shorthanded breakaway saves

    Nov 4, 2010, 11:42 PM EDT

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    It has been rough lately for Ottawa goalie Brian Elliott but he was on his game in a big way tonight. Late in the third period with Ottawa on the power play, Elliott would have to make two tough shorthanded saves on two separate breakaway attempts by Blake Comeau and Frans Nielsen. Elliott’s stops helped…

  17. Joe Thornton ejected for blindside hit on David Perron

    Nov 4, 2010, 9:43 PM EDT

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    Expect Sharks captain Joe Thornton to get a call from the NHL for his blindside hit on Blues forward David Perron.

  18. Stars sign 2010 first round pick Jack Campbell to entry-level contract

    Nov 4, 2010, 8:54 PM EDT

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    Jack Campbell

    The Dallas Stars goalie of the future is now officially a member of the organization. 2010 first round pick and 2010 Team USA WJC gold medalist Jack Campbell signed his three-year entry-level contract with the Dallas Stars. Stars general manager Joe Nieuwendyk is obviously excited about Campbell and his potential. “Jack is a very promising…

  19. Bruins homer TV guy Jack Edwards wants stats to stop being homeriffic

    Nov 4, 2010, 7:58 PM EDT


    Boston Bruins TV play-by-play man Jack Edwards would like to see a statistical revolution take over the NHL… To make sure that stats are less home-biased.

  20. Pittsburgh police officers threaten Winter Classic boycott in pay dispute

    Nov 4, 2010, 11:39 AM EDT

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    2011 Winter Classic Logo

    The Pittsburgh police department is threatening to boycott the Winter Classic thanks to a holiday pay dispute with the city.

  21. Attendance worries in Columbus and Phoenix come into question again

    Nov 3, 2010, 5:54 PM EDT

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    Detroit Red Wings v Phoenix Coyotes

    It is the story that won’t go away, but do the Blue Jackets and Coyotes have honest worries to have about attendance and can they get things turned around?

  22. Ducks call up 2009 first round pick Kyle Palmieri, will play tonight

    Nov 3, 2010, 3:14 PM EDT

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    The Ducks are in need of a little more offense so they’re calling on their 2009 first round pick Kyle Palmieri to join the fight.

  23. Injury update: Dion Phaneuf out four-to-six weeks with deep cut in his leg

    Nov 3, 2010, 1:25 PM EDT

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    Ottawa Senators v Toronto Maple Leafs

    The diagnosis from an actual doctor on Dion Phaneuf’s cut leg puts him out for at least four weeks. Are Leafs fans prepared for the Brett Lebda era?

  24. Ryan Miller out for tonight’s game against Boston

    Nov 3, 2010, 12:47 PM EDT

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    Buffalo Sabres v Philadelphia Flyers

    Ryan Miller’s day-to-day status with a lower body injury will keep him out of the game tonight against the Bruins.

  25. Did Elisha Cuthbert spill the details of Dion Phaneuf’s injury? (Update: No, she didn’t)

    Nov 3, 2010, 11:52 AM EDT

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    Screening And Finale For Fox's "24" - Arrivals

    Getting an injury prognosis courtesy of a player’s girlfriend might not be anything new. When that girlfriend is Elisha Cuthbert, however, we’re all ears.

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